Month: September 2011

Technology

New Amazon Kindles and Pricing

So Amazon, as widely expected, has announced details of its new range of Kindles. There are four of them: Kindle at $79 Kindle Touch (WiFi)...

Internet

Cookie Deletion

I do wonder sometimes whether or not digital media industry is desperately trying to cause more problems to itself than is absolutely...

Misc

Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990

Any exhibition that includes a heavy dose of Blade Runner (one of my favourite films of all time), and ends with the video of New...

TV

Scheduling Queries

If like me, you’re suddenly feeling the chill, then you’ll know that autumn is well and truly here. And with it comes what was...

Films

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Before I went to see the new film version of the Le Carré classic, I first sat down and watched – for something like the fifth time...

Cycling

Scooter Takes Out Cyclist

I’ve been a cyclist for years to a greater or lesser extent. And for the last 12 months or so, I’ve been regularly using a...

Radio

Facades

I found this week’s Feedback on Radio 4 very entertaining. A correspondent had written in to complain about the use of a particular...

Technology

A Plea To Android App Developers

I own an HTC Desire. It was one of the earlier Android phones, and was the top of the range phone from HTC at the time. Overall I love the...

Photography

Paris

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Misc

Passports Don’t Like Washing Machines

That’s the sad news that I learnt this week following an unfortunate incident that essentially involved me not checking the pockets...